FM Preview: Newport County v Bath City 17 Jan 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 16th January 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Newport County and Bath City at 19:45 on 17th January 2012 in the (Conference) Premier.
History of the Newport County v Bath City fixture
Bath City face a trip to Newport County at Newport Stadium on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Stripes & City will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2011, with Bath City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Exiles in a (Conference) Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Tue 03 Jan||Bath City||3 - 2||Newport Co.||(Conference) Premier|
|2010/2011||Tue 22 Feb||Bath City||2 - 2||Newport Co.||(Conference) Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 01 Jan||Newport Co.||1-2||Bath City||(Conference) Premier|
|2009/2010||Sat 05 Dec||Bath City||1 - 1||Newport Co.||(Conference) South|
|2009/2010||Sat 03 Oct||Newport Co.||1 - 0||Bath City||(Conference) South|
|2008/2009||Wed 18 Mar||Newport Co.||0 - 4||Bath City||(Conference) South|
|2008/2009||Sat 31 Jan||Bath City||2 - 1||Newport Co.||(Conference) South|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Newport County's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Exiles have conceded a disappointing 4 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 1 of their own chances.
Bath City's away form is none too clever either, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Stripes & City have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Newport County are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 22 points from 27 matches.
Bath City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 27 games have yielded only 18 points.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Stripes & City out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Newport County. Away win
|Newport County||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Bath City||5 games since last defeat.
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